Brand new 1 Ounce platinum Kangaroo coin, released by the Perth Mint in Australia.
2018 is the first year that the Kangaroo coin has been available in platinum to precious metals investors.
The Perth Mint Kangaroo coin series was first introduced in gold only. However, the series has grown increasingly popular among gold and silver investors, and in 2016, the Perth Mint released the Kangaroo coin in silver also. In 2018, the Perth mint released the Platinum Kangaroo coin, available in 1 Oz size. This is the third platinum coin produced by the Perth Mint. The Platinum Emu coin was discontinued, however, the Platinum Platypus coin is still available to precious metals investors.
Each 1 Oz platinum Kangaroo coin features an image of a Kangaroo in the center, with the year, fineness and weight of the metal surrounding it. Each coin contains 99.95% investment grade platinum bullion.
The platinum Kangaroo coin has a face value of $100 AUD.
The Perth Mint produce a number of other, highly popular coins, including the silver Kookaburra, the silver Koala, and the platinum Platypus. The Kangaroo is the most popular coin sold by the Perth Mint, and is available in gold, silver and platinum.
In addition to the platinum coins produced by the Perth Mint, there are a number of other platinum coins currently available that are also popular with precious metals investos, including the platinum American Eagle, platinum Maple Leaf and platinum Philharmonic.